Old School Lenses on New Tech Bodies

With many of the current DSLR bodies (i.e. Nikon and Canon), you can use old, same brand, manual focus, fixed focal length lenses with wonderfully large, maximum aperture openings ( i.e. 50mm f 1.2). In addition to greater light gathering power these lenses have the...

Photography Classes at Marin Learn

As many of you may know, I teach classes in digital photography for the Tamalpais Union High School District, Community Education, www.MarinLearn.com program. These are small classes (fewer than eight students), that combine lecture type classes with a field trip to...

Just Announced: Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus just upped the stakes in the serious amateur/semi-pro category of interchangeable, compact cameras and lenses. (It’s predecessor, the EM-5 also got very lofty reviews.) DPReview gave the new Olympus OM-D E-M5 II a gold metal for innovation and cutting...